State of Washington Classified Job Specification
IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST-MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
Class Series Concept
Perform invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostic and interventional procedures and/or examinations in a clinical setting utilizing complex magnetic resonance imaging for cross-sectional anatomy and angiography. Participate in training medical residents, fellows, students and staff. Recognize and respond to emergent and life-threatening situations.
Independently perform clinical and research studies and examinations in therapeutic radiation or Magnetic Resonance Imaging involving the knowledge and use of cross-sectional anatomy; operate complex imaging equipment; guide and monitor patients through procedures; administer contrast pharmaceuticals; maintain incoming information flow about patients and outgoing information about study results; and participate with physicians in designing study techniques for each examination.
Operate imaging and related equipment to perform exams in Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
Perform specialized radiation therapy procedures with documentation of calibrations, tumor localization and quality control programs before delivery of therapeutic doses;
Counsel patient regarding safety factors and risks of examination; explain and obtain patient release to participate in examination;
Administer and inject contrast media and pharmaceuticals;
Administer prescribed sedation to patient under physician direction;
Recognize and respond to life threatening situations which may occur during diagnostic and/or interventional procedures;
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary;
Execute standard calibration procedures; establish and document quality control of equipment;
Observe computer monitor displaying patient data during examination; alert physician of abnormalities; maintain daily log of procedures performed;
Determine additional study and examination techniques when abnormalities are present;
Orient and provide information and instruction to medical residents, fellows, students and staff who are rotating and/or assigned to the specialty area; Perform related duties as required.
Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Satisfactory completion of formal technology training in an AMA-approved school, AND three years of technical imaging experience OR registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Class Specification History
New class code, formerly 6528 higher education, effective July 1, 2007.